Christopher W. Tremblay, Ed.D.
Independent Educational Consultant
Dr. Christopher W. Tremblay has held various leadership positions at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Western Michigan University, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and Gannon University throughout his career. Those universities represent a public liberal arts college, a top 100 national public research university, a metropolitan commuter university, and a small private Catholic college.
A first-generation college graduate, he has been involved in college admissions for 23 years, having served as a Director of Admissions at several universities. He is a member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO), where he is active with their Research Advisory Board, Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement (SEM) Program and SEM Advisory Group.
Tremblay has authored a chapter in a book published by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). In the past, Tremblay has been active with the College Board and has reviewed applications for the nationally-known QuestBridge Program. Most recently, he has developed two new preparing for college events for gifted students with Michigan State University’s Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program. He is also the creator of the admissions card game, Getting In.
He earned his doctor of education degree in educational leadership from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He has presented at 75 association conferences nationally and internationally. Tremblay is also co-founder and co-editor of the Journal of College Access and serves on the editorial board for College & University Journal. His career started in college admissions as an orientation student leader and Gold Guide giving campus tours at his alma mater, Western Michigan University.
In his free time, he is an author. He has published two children’s books and a book on Walt Disney and has seven other books in the works.